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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 25, 2012

Big Fish Games Takes To The Clouds With New Offering

Sometimes it’s good to be a big fish in a small pond, but Big Fish Games is looking beyond the pond. The company is looking to the cloud with a new service called Big Fish Unlimited, which went live on Tuesday.

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Mario, Link, Pikachu and the rest of the Nintendo’s franchise characters have faced many a battle, but it could take all their combined powers – and some luck – to save the day for the world’s largest maker of video-game consoles.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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